Posts Tagged ‘Halloween’

Cab Wars: The Fruit Strikes Back (Star Wars Parody Halloween Video)

by on October 10, 2014 in Events, Featured, From the Heart

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In honor of Halloween, our “Star Wars” parody spoof video, “Cab Wars: The Fruit Strikes Back,” shows the conflict between Darth Tannin (Darth Vader) and Oak Maul (Darth Maul) fighting to bring more American Oak to the wine galaxy. The Wine Republic isn’t about to let that happen. It is a period of conflict between [...]

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Festivus Maximus event photos: Halloween costume party ideas

by on October 29, 2012 in Events, Featured

festivus maximus halloween party

If you’re still trying to decide what to wear this Halloween, perhaps our Festivus Maximus party photo album will give you some costume ideas. Hosted on October 20, Festivus Maximus at Jordan brought together 300 sommeliers, chefs, restaurateurs, retailers, distributors and journalists from across the country for a bacchanalian revelry inspired by ancient Rome. You [...]

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Halloween party cocktail recipe idea: Neptune’s Demise

by on October 24, 2012 in Events, Featured

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John Jordan has become notorious for his annual Halloween at Jordan costume parties, hosted each October for members of the restaurant and retail wine trade, as well as press. This year’s event was dubbed Festivus Maximus–a tribute to warriors, gladiators and goddesses of ancient Roman times. Estate Sommelier Pete Yen creates specialty cocktails to complement each year’s party theme, and [...]

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Let the night harvesting begin

by on October 2, 2012 in Featured, From the Vineyards, News

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After two weekends of warmer temperatures, the 2012 grape harvest has kicked into high gear. If you’ve been following our blog, you may have seen some of our night harvesting videos from the last two vintages. It’s the first week of October, and this year’s first night harvest video will hopefully get you in the Halloween [...]

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True Grit at Jordan: Halloween party pictures and drink recipes

by on October 24, 2011 in Events

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If you’re still contemplating costumes and concepts for your weekend Halloween party, let True Grit at Jordan be your inspiration. Hosted last Saturday night, True Grit at Jordan brought together sommeliers, chefs, restaurateurs, retailers and journalists from across the country for a night of wild west revelry inside Jordan’s storied barrel rooms. Three of our estate [...]

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Halloween party ideas: flowers, appetizers, cocktails, recipes

by on October 8, 2010 in Events, From the Kitchen

todd and manuel, jordan winery chefs

A month before John Jordan’s private Halloween bash, it’s time to create new appetizers and drink cocktails for the party menu.  Todd and I always meet in the kitchen with our Sous Chef, Manuel, and spend the entire morning testing all the different recipes we’ve been brainstorming for months. This year, we decided to capture [...]

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